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in extreme poverty. their lives governed by religion and caste. many women never even report an assault, due to the social stigma. we are looking for the woman that the minister is accused of raping. "how do i know" says a neighbor. against a wall of silence. they seem almost too scared to tell us where she is. one person asks who will save them if they go against the establishment. >> these charges. an attempt to murder. >> this man says he tried to go against the establishment. he accused his local minister of trying to kill him after he challenged him in an election. he says this shows this. >> i am a conman. he was a politician. the police never would have had a case against him. >> but there has been no movement in the case so far, like so many in the overloaded indian justice system. we are on our way now to the minister accused of trying to kill his rival. it is not just attempted murder he is charged with, but many other crimes, too, including robbery and kidnapping. this man has won four elections here, and he has been in power 15 years. we pay him a surprise visit and five him surr
seeing these new attacks on the religion in the former soviet union. >> since 22 years ago, things changed again. the spiritual landscape, the political landscape, economy, is changing drastically in all of those countries. the countries that once were freed from the oppression of the soviet union. and in those countries and central asia, like uzbekistan, where radical islam is coming into more effective -- in many cases, oppression. >> wendy: how is the church responding? >> as we're talking today, wendy, churches are responding tremendously. under persecution. pastors are thrown to prisons, bibles are confiscated, and bibles are destroyed in uzbekistan, but we see the house churches are growing by every day. so the church is growing tremendously underground. >> wendy: is the increase in religious persecution coming from the russian government? >> you know, there is a constitution that is telling us there is separation between church and government. so based on all of this political development, or religious political developments, the evangelical church is very much in the minori
on religion, on secularism, on every small detail you can think of. unfortunately, things will get worse. >> the latest amendment is just another ploy by the government to destroy his party, says. but the government says it's looking for justice for terrible cres committed just over 40 years ago. there's no unity and no agreement here. it seems that bangladesh still has some way to go before it can put to rest its painful past. wille airplane in spain stay on the ground the next five days. begun a fivef have day strike in protest against job and salary cuts. action preceptor ground more than 1000 flights in spain this week? . it is expected to cost the airline millions of dollars. workers including baggage handlers, pilots, and cabin crews say they will hold off three separate strikes until march. iberia said the layoffs are necessary to cut costs. now more from madrid. is the future, more robots and automatic check-in desks, fewer people with real jobs. this area would be much busier than it is now. the first friday strike has led to the cancellation of 416 flights. over one of thousand
of religions. >> guest: i would woo say at it more complex. i find these a clash of civilize and other concept related to this rather simplistic, and by now, ten years -- more than ten years after 9/11, we should be aware of the complexity of what is happening on the ground abroad where america is involved in various wars. i final that many of these conflicts are rooted in the clash already taking place before 9/11 between central government and the tribes and communities on their borders, on the areas between states. so, therefore, without an understanding of local culture or history, it's impossible to implosion immiss stick notions. i know we here in the united states sigh this as a class of civilization but talk to one? iran or yemen and they will just look aghast at the concept there's a clash of civilizations. 90% of the survey had no idea what 9/11 was or who osama bin laden was. so, of there, we have to be very careful of how we are analyzing the contemporary world, and i maintain there's a crisis already existing in those parts of the world that the united states has now drifted into
that politics and religion should never be discussed in polite conversation. but the united methodist church is doing just that -- discussing whether to change church doctrine added in 1972 that declares homosexuality incompatible with christianity.
are still rooted in an ancient religion. this woman comes from a wealthy indian family but gave up nearly all of her material possessions to study with holy men.p >> reporter: on the banks of the ganges, this religious service became increasingly chaotic. s at times it had come dangerously close to being a stampede as the pilgrims have rushed forward wave after wave, to wash in theav water. later in the day came the news that there was a stampede as pilgrims left the kumbh mela and tried to board a trade. at least 30 people were crushed to death. hindus have been coming together for the kumbh mela for more than 2,000 years, but now the crowds are growing bigger and this time that proved deadly. holly williams, cbs news, prayag india. >> pelley: we'll show you what happened when a tornado ripped through a college town when we come back. let's say you pay your guy around 2% to manage your money. that's not much you think. except it's 2% every year. does that make a difference? search "cost of financial advisors" ouch. over time it really adds up. then go to e-trade and find out how m
's been so isolated that these people have had to do it on their own. religion is very important because it's a very strongly buddhist country and, and most, but not all, of the ethnic regions are that, and so the buddhist monks have been among the leaders of opposition to the military regime. so it's it's amazing, really that it kind of shows you the strength of the human spirit, you know, even under extremely difficult repressive circumstances. >> a free country also means a free economy and foreign nations have taken note. >> everybody today has discovered myanmar from the chinese to u.s. to europeans, to other asians. >> the new law is far more open. there are provisions in the constitution against nationalization, which, of course, foreign firms are very worried about given the past history of that country. but burma is full of natural resources. as the chinese say, "it is a beggar with a golden bowl." >> myanmar has a very strategic location and presently china is building two pipelines that go through the western part of myanmar. one pipeline will crude oil from the middle east to
. they were released several hours later. i don't care much for people who use religion as a cloak to justify hatred, injustice and fear and i can't imagine god, should he or she or it exist, does either. i am so proud of my sister and niece for nighting for what they believe in, by having nerve to pray at a wall of prayer while being female. sara sidner is joining us in jerusalem. plain to us the significance of this, being at the wailing wall and what women are wearing and where they are praying. why does that matter? >> reporter: look, it's the most holy jewish site for prayer and basically what these women want is equal access to all of the nominations and those who want to practice their religion at the wall. basically they have been doing this for the past two decades. this is not a new act by these women. they call themselves women of the wall. they go down, wear the shawls, pray at the wall and they say they should be allowed to do that. the high court has put out a ruling basically saying they can go down to the property but the government has made a separate area that is not at the
by their religion, their skin color, their financial status or anything like that, but to accept them for who they are. i'm guilty of having what i like to call the small town complex. coming from a small town, i've got it. but it's where you think your world's only this big and that's how it is because that's what you were taught. i'm 24, and i know that's not the case anymore. but really, i mean, we always do that. we as humans are so fast to judge one another without really getting to know one another for what they are. so i definitely think it's something we could all take, take to and listen to. so anyways, we were stationed in northeastern afghanistan in a place called as jr. man, it's in the kunar province right on the pakistan border. and this is where i would be stationed with lieutenant john sovereign, gunnier is cent -- expubl and doc leighton. doc leighton was a navy corpsman, but they might as well be marines, so i'm going to cull him a -- call him a marine from here on out. [applause] so part of my opportunity was getting to meet these guys and getting to develop our team. becau
who have different sexual orientation is a fundamental struggle for many religions and catholicism and judaism included. i am reminded of the myth of the owl of minerva but says it is flies at dusk, but flies to late to help anyone, and the question for the pope is he is the owl of m minerva, and that he was not ultimately able to conquer to the satisfaction of many people, and he has done something that myself have many issues with the pope, but he has done something very important that he is a sort of modern george washington here that he has stepped back as someone who has worked in politics and watched a lot of people who never know when to say when and have no humility, but that to me strikes me as a fundamentally humble act. >> and it shows a lot of spiritual freedom, too, and rare is the person who will relinquish power voluntarily these days. so it is interesting that jesus points to this both backwards and forward and as sister was saying that the jesus is always going out to the marginalized and if jesus were here today -- >> okay. here we go. >> father, that is a great w
in the rye." and, of course, there was poetry. i had more than one teacher whose religion was elliot's four quartets. and we learned attitude from yates and from the greek anthology. we wanted to come proud, open-eyed and laughing to the tomb. and i loved this epitaph of an ancient greek sailor. it's in a greek anthology translation by dudley fitz, wonderful teacher. tomorrow the wind will have fallen, tomorrow i will be safe in harbor, tomorrow, i said, and death spoke in that little word. o stranger, this is the nemesis of the spoken word, bite back the daring tongue that would say tomorrow. we marveled at keats' ability to imagine what it would feel like to be a billiard ball rolling across a smooth table. we hungered for lives that had the emotional range of shakespeare's sonnets. and if we were going to be saved, we knew it would be by literature. and it was the french historian jules membership lay who put it best for me as i tried in my mid 40s to turn to biography, to life writing. history, he said -- and you could think that he meant to include biography and fiction -- history, he
on luxury overseas. up 29%. and cartier is religion out the red carpet to lure chinese shoppers. the king of snake fling has to be buthis one. its store put out a very large snake. >> it's huge and very high and chinese consumers walk in and buy beautiful snake pieces. >> they're rolling out new items, these two bracelets go for more than $200,000 and emeralds and 18-karats of pave diamonds for $9.5 million. a very nice way to say happy new year or as they say in china. >> some say given the experience of a nike in china and kfc, some say they're not brand loyal and others say they love their brands. >> when it comes to luxury it's all about brand and status. they account for over a third of the luxury market. the price is better here and the status having bought something in the united states. >> just the opposite here. >> the snake thing, would you wear that? >> anything worth $9 million, i would wear. >> good ha have you. >> more on power lunch. crazy stuff. >> won't want to miss that. >>> coming up, everything from apple's cash hoords ards, and possible new products and what it means
on friendship between people and human values. there is no discrimination based on religion. we have been very pleased to see that your government is defending marriage for all. change is afoot in france. we need to continue in order to create a social year. your role is crucial. do not give in to the vision of a single market. that is not our vision of europe. quite the contrary. this helps you to achieve our vision of europe. he said he would retrieve the french division when you were elected. now you can help breathe life back into the europeans. thank you. >> thank you very much. >> thank you. let me say again, let me congratulate the liberal in you. and do not want to treat problems with your socialist friends. your struggle in favor of marriage for all is a step forward to new freedom and is at the heart of the battle that we're trying to fight in our group. thank you very much. sixty years ago, monet said we are bringing together men, we are not bringing together states. and in fact that is still true. our union only has a meaning if it is a federation of people and neighbors -- and for
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